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Kerzner International Appoints Audrey Oswell as Chief Gaming Officer
of Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort in The Bahamas

July 2011 - George Markantonis, President and Managing Director of Kerzner International Bahamas, is pleased to announce the appointment of Audrey Oswell, Chief Gaming Officer for Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas. Kerzner International Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels.

With over 30 years of experience, Oswell brings a wealth of knowledge of the casino resort industry.  Most recently, Oswell served as Managing Partner for a Las Vegas based Gaming and Hospitality Management Consulting group. Oswell previously worked as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Fontainebleau Las Vegas Resort development in Nevada, where she oversaw pre-opening operational aspects of the casino resort during its development stages. Prior to that role, Oswell was Chief Operating Officer of The Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino, a $3.4 billion multi-use casino resort project.

“Given the strategic importance of gaming to the Company, I am very pleased to add another great talent to the team,” says Markantonis.  “Audrey’s expertise will bring both strength and growth to Atlantis as a gaming destination and continue to uphold Atlantis’ standards as one of the world’s leading resort destinations.”

In this role, Oswell will be responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction of the entire gaming function of Atlantis while working with the entire casino operations and marketing team. She will work closely with, and report directly to, Markantonis and will be based in the Bahamas.  Oswell earned her undergraduate bachelor's degree from Temple University and her MBA from Drexel.

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels.  Kerzner’s flagship brand is Atlantis, which includes Atlantis, Paradise Island, a 2,317 room ocean-themed destination resort in The Bahamas, as well as The Cove Atlantis and The Reef Atlantis.  Kerzner extended its Atlantis brand globally with the development of Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, a 1,500-room, water-themed resort opened in late 2008 on The Palm.  Mazagan Beach Resort, a 500-room destination casino resort in Morocco, opened in October 2009.  Kerzner also manages seven of the top-rated luxury resort properties in the world, under the One&Only brand, which are located in The Bahamas, Mexico, Mauritius, the Maldives, South Africa and Dubai.  The latest addition to the collection, One&Only The Palm, Dubai, opened in November 2010.  For more information concerning Kerzner and its operating subsidiaries, visit

Megan Marchesini
Public Relations Manager
Kerzner International
730 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10019
(212) 659-5203

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